Ann Griffel Scholarship
$2,000 | The IGAF awards $2,000 Ann Griffel Scholarships to Iowa high school senior girls who have a passion for golf and intend to further their education at an Iowa institution of higher learning, whether a college, university or trade school.
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program
$1,000 | Awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship Program
$1,000 | Awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
AXA Achievement Scholarship & Community Scholarship
$2,000 – $25,000 | Eligible to all seniors who are US Citizens, planning to attend college full time, and demonstrate outstanding achievement in school, community, or work-related activities
Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship
One $1,000 scholarship annually will be awarded to one male and one female Iowan. Eligible recipients are students who will be in their junior or senior year of high school. The award must be used in pursuit of post high school education. .
Cent Credit Union
$1,000 | Open to any high school seniors who are either a member of the Cent Credit Union or a North Iowa Credit Union. Application(s) available in counselor’s office
Charles City Lodge No. 418
$1,500 | Eligible for seniors who are pursuing a 2 year or less vocational program of study. They will be giving out 20 scholarships.
Children’s Cancer Connection
Varies ($500-$5,000) | Applicant must be directly affected by childhood cancer, be in the service area, must attend an two or four year institution, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5
Class of 1967 Commemorative Scholarship
$1,000 (4) | Graduating Senior who plans to attend post-secondary education and/or training, demonstrate academic ability, demonstrate good citizenship and ethics, demonstrate financial need, and submit a letter of recommendation
$2,500 | Provided to seniors who are CLtel customers. Must be accepted to a two or four year college, university, or vocational school, have at least a C grade point average, and express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation. See counselor for more information/application or download application from website.
Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
Varies | Scholarships Vary – there is a common application that you complete and they will apply you to the scholarship (out of 125) that you qualify for. Follow the link to see if you are eligible and find the application.
DAR Good Citizen Scholarship
$250 – $5,000 | Is awarded to a senior who exhibits the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding degree.
Varies (Averages $500) | The application deadline is Friday, March 3rd at 4 p.m. Minimum Eligibility Criteria: Current High School Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Plan on attending any DMACC Campus and taking at least 6 credit hours at DMACC.
DSA of North Central Iowa Scholarship
$1,000 | The scholarship fund will award up to $1,000 to individuals going into a helping profession (physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, social work, etc.) who will serve and impact those with special needs.
$500 | Awarded to Iowa high school seniors interested in studying a manufacturing-related career at one of Iowa’s community colleges. 1 awardee per community college region!
First Friday Breakfast Club
$3,000 | Awarded to high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership in efforts to increase education and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues and reduce homophobia in their schools and/or communities. Must be a resident of Iowa and plan to pursue post-secondary education
Globe Gazette & NIACC – Money to Learn
$500 (2) | Must plan to enroll full time at NIACC and have an ACT score of 16 or above. Applicants will need to complete an application which includes a 200-250 word essay. Essay Topic: Why it is important to further my education?
Grand Lodge of Iowa – Masonic Scholarship
Varies | Any graduating senior who is seeking higher education. Applicants need to complete the application, complete a 100 word essay, and have a letter of recommendation from a counselor or principal.
Grand Lodge of Iowa – Technical Scholarship
Varies | For seniors who are planning to enroll in a mechanical or trade course of study at an Iowa Community College. Applicants will be required to fill out an application.
Harding Lodge #649
$2,000 | For seniors who are planning to attend a two or four year program. Applicants will be required to fill out an application and possibly complete an interview if selected by the committee.
Up to $40,000 | Seniors who live in Iowa, have a 3.5 or higher GPA, ACT score of 23 or higher, enroll in college following high school, and work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to the start of college. See counselor for more information, they have a brochure with additional information.
Herman Sani Scholarship
$8,000 ($2,000 per year) | Any graduating high school senior and resident of the State of Iowa with experience or background in golf is eligible to apply. Each recipient receives $8,000 ($2,000 per year) over a consecutive four-year period as long as the student is making reasonable academic progress.
Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship
Varies | Applicant must be a senior planning to attend college and working for Hy-Vee. Must has began employment on or before September 15, 2015 or a high school senior of a full, regular, or part-time Hy-Vee employee who has a minimum of six months of employment. See counselor for more information and application.
ICAN Outstanding Student Scholarship
$2,000 | Awarded to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry
Iowa Automobile Dealers Foundation Scholarship
$250 (2) | For students who will attending a two or four year institution in Iowa and have worked to prepare with their school counselor and ICAN.
Iowa Communication Alliance Scholarship
$2,500 | Applicants must: Be a graduating high school senior or current student enrolled in an institution of higher learning, Be accepted/or be enrolled by an accredited four-year college/university, Live in a household that receives any local telecommunication service from an Iowa Communications Alliance member, & Express an interest to live and work in a rural community following graduation
Iowa Credit Union Foundation
$500 – $1,500 | Awarded to a graduating high school senior is a member or affiliate member of the Iowa Credit Union League. Visit website or see counselor for more information and application.
Iowa Financial Know-How Challenge
$2,000 | Open to all Seniors planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college following high school. Provided by Iowa Student Loan. Students will need to register and then complete 2 tutorials followed by multiple choice assessments. The 30 students with the highest scores will win the scholarship.
Iowa Heartland Credit Union Scholarship
$500 (2) | Awarded to two graduating seniors who have a GPA of 2.0 or better, planning to attend a 2 or 4 year school, and complete an essay on the application. The link for the scholarship will be on a rotating picture on the website, www.iowaheartland.org.
Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships
$500 – $1,000 | Several scholarships for students preparing for a career in the newspaper industry. The application process is entirely online this year and can be completed by visiting the scholarship application link on the homepage.
Iowa PGA Foundation Scholarship
$1,500 for Four Years | Any graduating senior who is a resident of Iowa. The winners will be selected based on their interest and activity in golf, the potential for future contributions to the game, leadership skills/community involvement, academic ability, and financial need. Must complete an application, have two letters of recommendations, and a self-statement.
Iowa Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship
$500 | Awarded to a young man or woman who is an American citizen, an Iowa resident, planning to attend an Iowa technical school, college, or university, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and has financial need.
Iowa State University – Hixson Opportunity Award
Half-tuition, offered annually | This committee is looking for candidates who are have high ability and determination, but have more modest circumstances and means to afford college. Students must have extreme financial need, which is reflected on their FAFSA
Janice Scott Memorial Scholarship
$2,500 | Applicants must be a US Citizen, GPA of 3.0 or higher, High School Senior planning to attend school within the fifty states, demonstrate leadership skills through community of extra curricular involvement, combined adjusted income of parents cannot exceed $50,000. Will need to complete an application, include transcripts, financial document, senior picture, and a 500-1000 word essay.
Mason City Area Retired School Personnel
$250 | For a high school senior who is interested in going into the field of education, not necessarily teaching. Need to complete an application, two letters of recommendation, and an original essay.
Nancy Whaley Memorial Scholarship
$1250 | One-year scholarships for female students graduating from Clear Lake High School who have attended and been confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church and will be attending an accredited university, junior college, or trade school. Recipients must demonstrate the abilities required to successfully complete the requirements of the institution chosen. They must have served their community through volunteer work and been active in both school and church activities. Students must complete the “common application” on the community foundation website.
NIACC Foundation Scholarship
Varies | Available to any graduating senior who is planning to attend NIACC in the fall. Each student fills out a common application and the foundation applies each student to the scholarship they are eligible for. You must create a username and password before you can begin the application.
North Iowa Builders Scholarship
$1,000 annually | High school seniors who are pursuing a career in the building and trades field. Need to complete application. See counselor.
North Iowa Oral Surgery Scholarship
$1,000 renewable up to $4,000 | The North Iowa Oral Surgery Scholarship Award Program will award two deserving high school seniors, who will attend a College, University or Technical school in the State of Iowa, with a $1,000 scholarship award. This award is renewable for a maximum of four years of undergraduate study if the student maintains and meets the necessary criteria.
$1,000 | Awarded to a high school senior who has a track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.
Pearl Hull Falk Scholarship
$800 | Eligibility: resident of Iowa, attending the University of Iowa, and of the protestant faith. Must fill out a short application – see counselor for application.
Robert D. Blue Scholarship
Varies | Each applicant is scored upon their high school GPA, financial need, references, and their essay. The scale is listed below. Recommendations 10%Open to all graduating seniors who are planning to attend an accredited school following graduation. Winners are chosen on the following areas: Academic Performance 20% Essay 25% Financial Need 45%
Varies | Students put in their information into the search engine to find scholarships that they meet the requirements for.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Varies | Through submission of art and writing work students can receive scholarships, publication, or exhibition. There is a fee to submit your work.
Special Education Teacher Scholarship of Iowa
$2,000 | Awarded to a graduating senior who will continue his/her education at a college or university and is planning to study education, specifically Special Education
Star Student Scholarship of Iowa
$2,000 | Awarded to a special education senior who will continue his/her education at a college or university
Student of Integrity
$2,500 | Open to any graduation high school senior. Applicants are judged on the following areas: Essay, School Involvement, Community Involvement, Future Plans and Transcripts, and Letters of Recommendation
Student-View Scholarship Program
$500 – $4,000 | No Requirements: Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will awarded via a random drawing of all the completed applications.
University of Iowa – Acacia Leadership Scholarship
$500 – $10,000 | The ACACIA Leadership Scholarship is designed to identify and reward outstanding high school seniors who have demonstrated their ability to excel in the fields of academics, extra-curricular school activities, and human service. The scholarship is available to any male, graduating senior from an accredited high school who attends The University of Iowa. Demonstrated financial need is not a criterion.
University of Iowa – Department of Physics & Astronomy
$1,000 (Renewable up to 3 successive years) | For seniors who are planning to attend the University of Iowa and major in physics or astronomy
US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship
$1,000 | Awarded to seniors who plan to continue their education at an accredited post secondary college, university, or vocational school. Must complete an application including a personal statement, reference letter, and transcripts.